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Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Litigation

3 ranked lawyersBand 1LouisianaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Preeminent litigation practice that frequently acts for domestic and international clients in high-value disputes. Notable expertise in defending against large-scale class actions involving construction, securities and finance issues. Has depth of knowledge in environment litigation involving energy companies. Also fields significant expertise in regulatory investigations and white-collar criminal defense litigation. Adept at representing clients in mass torts.

Strengths

Market sources find the group to be "professional, easy to work with and smart."

Notable practitioners

Kent Lambert possesses extensive trial experience, with a focus on handling class action litigation and civil appellate cases.
"He is a smart, capable lawyer." "He has a commanding litigation style."

Nancy Degan offers significant expertise representing her clients in disputes across sectors such as hospitality, finance and energy.
"She is highly qualified and a very good lawyer."

Roy Cheatwood is well regarded in the market for his wealth of experience in commercial disputes. His litigation capabilities extend across a range of sectors, with particular expertise in construction and energy disputes.

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Louisiana

Litigation: General Commercial


Kent A Lambert
Band 2
Nancy Degan
Band 2
Roy C Cheatwood
Band 1